ICESat-2: Tracking Earth's Ice with Unparalleled Detail -

NASA's new ice-monitoring satellite ICESat-2 can watch ice thickness change to within the width of a No. 2 pencil every year. It took a decade to develop the technology to yield such precision, but it will help scientists better predict how melting ice wi

NASA Astrophysics Eyes Big Science with Small Satellites


Portal origin URL: NASA Astrophysics Eyes Big Science with Small SatellitesPortal origin nid: 432230Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:23Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has selected nine proposals to study using small satellites, or SmallSats, for advanced astronomical space-based observations. The proposed SmallSat studies are a fraction of the size, weight, and cost of a typical space-bound astrophysics mission.Portal image: CubeSats Deployed Outside Station's Kibo Lab ModuleScience Categories: Universe


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